Difference between revisions of "Replacing a Data Drive"

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* Hefty disk activity and main page will show lots of reading on "the other" disks and writing on new disk as data is being rebuilt.
 
* Hefty disk activity and main page will show lots of reading on "the other" disks and writing on new disk as data is being rebuilt.
 
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Note: jan 2008. Replaced a healthy 200gig IDE drive with at 500gig IDE following the above. Smooooth !!! /Rene
 
 
  
 
[[Category: Hard drives]]
 
[[Category: Hard drives]]
 
[[Category: Hardware]]
 
[[Category: Hardware]]

Revision as of 04:58, 11 April 2013

A data drive needs to be replaced for whatever reason.

  • backup 'config/super.dat' and 'config/disk.cfg' files to workstation
  • Stop the array
  • Power down
  • Replace harddrive with new drive.
  • Turn on
  • Replaced drive appears with blue dot
  • Tick the "I'm sure" checkbox, and press "Start will bring the array on-line, start Data-Rebuild, and then expand the file system."
  • Hefty disk activity and main page will show lots of reading on "the other" disks and writing on new disk as data is being rebuilt.
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